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now... here's a look at the top local stories.... we're following right now. mahsa whip in an instant ... an 11-year-old boy's life changed. devon daigle was hit by a car while walking home from school -- (take vo) his grandmother says...it's partly because of a ccsd policy that's putting kid's lives at risk. bc of a lack of resources busses arent available for distances less than 2 miles mahsatag 13 action news is working to find out how to get placedatbdangerous portions of the walk. until then great advice everyone slow down feon 2 to 4pm marissa whip marissa kynaston here-- in boulder city-- right behind me-- several law enforcement agencies are going through training exercises-- in case a child gets kidnapped. they say their biggest challenge is communication across different agencies.
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child abduction rapid deployment team-- to immediately respond in these situations. lesley whip i'm lesley marin from summertime..with a major victory for nv energy customer who opted into solar energy. more than 32 thousand customers will now be grandfathered into their old more favorable rates. homeowners say they can't wait to save money while business say now the same rates need to be passed on to new customer customers who will see their rates restored. good news- more money in their pockets. bad news- maybe 'not enough' money left in the pockets of the solar companies. 13 action news political analyst jon ralston is here to explain what's happening. ---solar city is coming back to nevada. but is it healthy enough to do business here? solar city lost two hundred fifty million
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solar city. play sound 13:56: "we're extremely healthy...." 14:28: "we don't need vegas." ----with tesla on shaky ground, too, they may need vegas more than he lets on. sure texas is a bigger state. but the potential for tens of thousands of customers is here. tesla is building that
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may be some synergy. and the company owners are cousins, too, which may help make it work. or not. "your voice.... your vote".... in the race for the white house. with an about face.... on the issue..... that launched his political career. abc's.... karen travers has the latest.... from washington, dc. donald trump finally stating this as fact: donald trump president obama was born in the united states period.
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and it was classic trump - he took no questions from the press...but he did get in a plug for his new dc hotel donald trump nice hotel, under budget, on time and while trump was unequivocal about obama's birthplace...he threw out two other falsehoods: donald trump hillary clinton and her campaign of 2008 started the birther controversy. i finished it. there's no evidence that team 8 years ago were behind the birther movement...and today in washington she blasted trump for his crusade. hillary clinton imagine a person in the oval office who traffics in conspiracy theories and refuses to let them go no matter what the facts are. president obama weighing in from the oval office this morning.
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i think most people were as well. my hope would be the presidential election reflects more serious issues than that for years trump has refused to acknowledge the fact that the sky is blue. for others, it is a cynical attempt to broaden his appeal. rick klein, abc news political director when donald trump goes birther it is a thinly veiled attempt to appeal to the legitimacy. it has veins of racism through it. and clinton got a boost on the campaign trail today in battleground virginia - first lady michelle obama holding her democratic convention. karen travers close: and in a the commission announced today that no other candidates hit the polling threshold to qualify. abc news washington the timing of the burning smartphone battery couldn't be worse for samsung.. but even its arch-rival isn't having a good day. the eye-phone -7-.... on sale you can be sure.. not every apple fan..... got what they hoped for. plus.. construction is shutting down..... a major part of the spaghetti bowl. the best ways...
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rollercoaster week on the downslope. dow down 89 nasdaq down 5 sp500 down 8 all of the big gaming stocks went along for the ride. boyd gaming gave back more than 1%. red rock resorts also gave back about 1% before the closing bell. a lot of apple fans have a sour taste in their mouths tonight. scenes like this playing out around the world.. as customers tried get their hands on the new iphone7. smartphone went on sale today at apple stores but many models were already sold out because of heavy pre-orders. apple's arch rival in the smartphone business is feeling the burn over their exploding cell phones. nearly a million new samsung galaxy note 7's sold in the u-s are now part of a massive recall issued by the federal government. faulty batteries have caused 92 phones to overheat..
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the consumer products safety commission is warning consumers to turn off their phones.. and turn them in. elliot kaye, chairman, consumer products safety commission "now is the time to act. the recall provides two options. first is you can get a replacement phone and the second is you get get a refund. samsung promises to have the new devices in stores by next wednesday. along with rep samsung is also offering gift cards and credits. a big heads up..... about what's sure to be..... a traffic nightmare.... this weekend. 13 action news reporter.... yasmeen hassan tells us.... why you'll want to avoid.... the spaghetti bowl. the nevada department of transportation (ndot) will be closing the southbound u.s. highway 95 to southbound interstate 15 ramp in las vegas
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it's the busiest ramp in the state, seeing 3,100 vehicles per hour during peak use hours. the 36-hour closure is needed to shift the ramp lanes east in preparation of an interstate 15 bridge demolition crossing symphony park drive that will occur next weekend as part of project neon. motorists are encouraged to avoid the area or follow the signed detour, which will reroute traffic north onto interstate 15, using exit 76a to the d street exit. project neon is a nearly $1 billion investment that will widen a 3.6-mile stretch of interstate 15 between sahara motorists should use caution while new questions are swirling..... as to why the suspect was allowed to go free.... after he confessed to killing a woman. plus.. call it the traffic law of unintended consequences. find out how an effort to make the roads safer may not sit well with a lot of motorists. stay with us.
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this thief broke into a california y- m-c-a through the ceiling..... to steal cash from a register... stealing all the money inside.... before leaving. he kicked through the duct..... in the child development center.... you can probably see..... where this is going. neither the cash nor the register....
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filled with play money... worth next to nothing. to ohio now... where a suspected serial killer..... faces a judge... accused of kidnapping and murder. that suspect.... captured.... after one of his alleged victims..... made a chilling 9-1-1 call... for help. investigators are now trying to determine.... if there are more victims. abc's.... ray raimundi has the latest.... on the investigation. suspected serial killer shawn michael grate faced a ohio judge this afternoon. nats: "do you understand the judge set bail at one million dollars. grate was charged thursday, two days after dispatchers received a frightening 9-1-1 call from a woman... claiming she was abducted and held captive inside this abandoned home. sot: 911 call op: is there any way you can get out of the building? caller: i don't know without waking him and i'm scared that desperate call for help placed after her captor
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rush in... two more bodies found inside. one identified as 43-year-old stacey stanley. sot christopher tunnell "i can now confirm the second deceased sot - christopher r. tunnell / ashland county prosecutor grate has an extensive criminal history...spanning over two decades. the maintenance man...reportedly convicted of burglary and pleaded guilty to abduction...domestic violence... and drug abuse. nats "w took so long to help our family." outrage amongst the community... after they confronted the police chief... questions now still swirling on how grate was able to be free...after he confessed to killing a woman to police...in june. sot - nancy grace "police need to be looking at abandoned structures that he could be using and arsons... all in those areas. there are going to be other bodies." ray raimundi standup close: the medical examiner will complete an autopsy on those victims discovered.
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ray raimundi, abc news, new york warming temps, light winds and lots of sunshine will be the theme for the weekend. expect highs in the mid 90s on saturday and upper 90s on sunday. however, changes seem to be coming for the start to the workweek as moisture pushes in from the south and starts to bring more cloud cover on monday and chances for rain starting late in the day. highs in the mid 90s. by tuesday the cloud cover thicken and chances for rain will remain in the forecast. also, high temps will cool to
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chances for rain will linger on wednesday with a bit less cloud cover and highs around 90. more changes arrive thursday as a large storm system approaches from the pacific northwest. most of the energy associated with this system will pass to our north, but it will pass conditions the area on thursday and breezy winds friday as it makes its exit. highs will top out in the low and mid 90s on thursday then in the upper 80s on friday as the system drags cooler air into
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the u-s department of transportation is rolling out a plan to make the nation's roads safer by slowing down semis and buses. but.. as kumasi aaron found out.. it could also have some unintended consequences you may not like. --take nat:-- "semi trucks on the highway" seeing a semi truck from the outside --take nat:-- --"semi trucks on the highway"-- is a lot different ok it's off. driving one isn't as easy as it seems. --take nat:-- --13:44:18-26-- --"mash in the clutch. mash in the clutch. there you go! this was horrible. 24 no you did fine."-- and according to commercial truck driver and trainer ezekiel bonner, neither is adjusting to driving with a speed limiting device. --ezekiel bonner/ cdl trainer-- --13:47:04-18-- --limiters will primarily affect owner operators who tend to run their trucks wide open or some of
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75-- many trucks already come equipped with speed limiting devices but if a new measure passes, the u.s. department of transportation would require all newly manufactured u.s. trucks, buses and other multipurpose passenger vehicles over 26,000 pounds to have them. the speed limit could be 60, 65 or 68 miles an hour which the dot says would reduce the severity of crashes, fatalities and injuries. --eric haney/ cdl college-- create more problems and it will solve. with congestion and road rage and everybody trying to get around that one slow truck.-- eric haney owns a truck driving college. he says because drivers are limited on how many hours they can drive a day, a slower speed limit means fewer miles, and less money. --take nat:-- --"kumasi driving truck"-- a debate on how fast to drive a semi truck that may prove to be as challenging as trying to drive one for the first time. for the now, i'm kumasi aaron
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supersitious about doing the same thing to keep a winning streak going. and it seems to be working for a california woman. find out what she's been doing on a specific day.. 10-years apart.. and it worked out again this week on the strip. the countdown to the emmy's start.... right now! in tonight's now trending.... host jimmy kimmel is giving 13
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don't believe... don't believe... don't believe joe heck's attacks. catherine cortez masto has always served with integrity. as a federal prosecutor and attorney general... she made sex trafficking a felony crime. she worked with the bush and obama administrations to combat terrorism. as attorney general, she helped reduce crime. that's why she's endorsed by law enforcement across nevada. catherine cortez masto. catherine cortez masto. i trust her to keep us safe. i'm catherine cortez masto,
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and all on her birthday.. 10-years apart. it started on leslie sategna's 16th birthday when she says she asked her father to place a
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he won. then she made the trip to las vegas on her 26th birthday and repeated the 10- dollar bet on 16 at midnight and won again. so.. when she returned for her 36th birthday.. she bumped her bet to a thousand dollars on '16' at midnight.. and guess what happened? sot -- (on the phone lower third) leslie sategna, vegas birthday winner // 4:53 - :56 // "i saw that it was in 16 and the whole place just erupted. it was insane." that's a 35-thousand dollar wine we did the math and the odds of hitting the same number three times are one in 54,872. leslie says she's already planning to come back on her 46th birthday and up the bet again to 10-thousand dollars. now.... here's today's top stories now trending.... with 13 action news anchor... dayna roselli. the emmy's are sunday right here on channel 13 ... and host and vegas native jimmy
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it's now trending.... kimmel rolled out the red carpet for this year's emmys at the microsoft theater in los angeles. the place cards positioned on chairs in front of the glittery get-up illustrated that tina fey, sarah paulson, bryan cranston and kerry washington will have the best seats in the house: front-row center. kimmel refused to reveal any tid bits from the upcoming show. jimmy kimmel: "i'm not giving you any jokes. those jokes will be saved for the air. i did not work on this for months to give you jokes. how dare you? but there might be some o.j. jokes. i mean. o.j.' is a big winner already, and will certainly be a factor in this show." red carpet coverage starts at 4 p-m, the awards are at 8. an incredibly powerful moment captured forever... a georgia couple moved their wedding venue to a hospital room... after the father of the bride was diagnosed with a terminal illness. candice hammonds and thomas burkett had planned to marry in october but in late august the family was told candice's father had only a few days to
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amazing photos of the ceremony have been shared online... for more stories now trending -- go to our website ktnv dot-com. join us monday for good morning las vegas-- from 4:30 to 7! coming up later.. in tonight's abc primetime lineup.. 8:00 - last man standing 8:30 - dr.
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over 20,000 nevadans rely on planned parenthood for access to basic health services and critical cancer screenings. but congressman heck voted to defund planned parenthood heck opposed roe v. wade and voted to criminalize abortion. congressman heck is what's wrong with washington.
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> can i touch your hair? >> late night noogie. about donald trump's hair. then, the photo that shocked america. grandma overdosed with a kid in the backseat. f0 the price she is now paying. and it's emmy weekend. e o.j. simpson movie is set to win big time. >> but will simpson be allowed to watch the award show from prison? plus, the "inside edition" pregnancy test. >> i'm seven months pregnant which i think is obvious. will people give up their seat so i can sit down? >> will they or won't they?

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